The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Specialist
Rank 299 338 323
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -15
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Specialist 8 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.076% 0.024% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.026% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 1
Average salary £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £44,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -4.86%
Automation Specialist
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9768 11643 11166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.82% 92.49% 93.38%
Number of salaries quoted 8316 9804 9765
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Automation Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Specialist in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Automation Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Automation Specialist
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Specialist across the City of London region.

Automation Specialist Salary Trend in the City of London

Automation Specialist
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Specialist across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Automation Specialist Salary Histogram in the City of London

Automation Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Automation Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Automation Specialist in their job title.

1 15 (93.75%) C#
1 15 (93.75%) Java
1 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (93.75%) Test Automation
2 13 (81.25%) Cucumber
2 13 (81.25%) Selenium
3 11 (68.75%) WebDriver
3 11 (68.75%) Ruby
4 10 (62.50%) Retail
5 9 (56.25%) TDD
5 9 (56.25%) BDD
5 9 (56.25%) Oracle
5 9 (56.25%) Python
5 9 (56.25%) Scrum
5 9 (56.25%) SpecFlow
5 9 (56.25%) Automation Testing
6 8 (50.00%) SQL
6 8 (50.00%) Banking
7 7 (43.75%) TeamCity
7 7 (43.75%) Jenkins
7 7 (43.75%) Hudson
8 6 (37.50%) TestNG
8 6 (37.50%) Groovy
8 6 (37.50%) MySQL
8 6 (37.50%) JUnit
8 6 (37.50%) UNIX
8 6 (37.50%) Linux
9 5 (31.25%) OO
9 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce
9 5 (31.25%) PL/SQL

Automation Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Automation Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Automation Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 4 (25.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) MySQL
2 5 (31.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (81.25%) Selenium
1 13 (81.25%) Cucumber
2 11 (68.75%) WebDriver
3 9 (56.25%) SpecFlow
4 7 (43.75%) Jenkins
4 7 (43.75%) Hudson
4 7 (43.75%) TeamCity
5 6 (37.50%) TestNG
5 6 (37.50%) JUnit
6 5 (31.25%) Maven
6 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
6 5 (31.25%) Calabash
6 5 (31.25%) Appium
7 4 (25.00%) Rational Functional Tester
7 4 (25.00%) JIRA
7 4 (25.00%) NUnit
7 4 (25.00%) Eclipse
7 4 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (12.50%) JMeter
8 2 (12.50%) CruiseControl
General
1 10 (62.50%) Retail
2 8 (50.00%) Banking
3 5 (31.25%) Investment Banking
4 3 (18.75%) Marketing
5 2 (12.50%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) UNIX
1 6 (37.50%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (93.75%) Test Automation
2 9 (56.25%) BDD
2 9 (56.25%) Automation Testing
2 9 (56.25%) TDD
2 9 (56.25%) Scrum
3 5 (31.25%) OO
3 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce
3 5 (31.25%) Integration Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (25.00%) People Management
4 4 (25.00%) Functional Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (12.50%) Agile Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Change Control
7 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) C#
1 15 (93.75%) Java
2 11 (68.75%) Ruby
3 9 (56.25%) Python
4 8 (50.00%) SQL
5 6 (37.50%) Groovy
6 5 (31.25%) PL/SQL
7 4 (25.00%) VBScript
7 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 4 (25.00%) C++
8 3 (18.75%) Perl
9 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
9 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) MCSE
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.25%) RHCE
1 1 (6.25%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) OpenView
1 1 (6.25%) Nagios
1 1 (6.25%) SCOM
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
1 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (6.25%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Oracle
2 4 (25.00%) IBM
2 4 (25.00%) WorldPay
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Dell
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.25%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
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